Associate Business Affiliates
We are a national non-profit governmental purchasing cooperative.
We are a California education law firm providing the most experienced and responsive legal representation to school districts across California. We serve as general counsel for school districts, and in that capacity handle a variety of matters, including, but not limited to: Labor & Employment, Student issues, Special Education, Governance, and Litigation. ASM seeks to establish lasting partnerships with a solution-focused approach to best serve the interests of our clients.
We are the most widely used student information system in California. Since 1995, we have earned a reputation for scalability, dependability and cost effectiveness. 530 California school districts and educational agencies utilize our SIS. We service millions of students, parents and educators. Aeries SIS is simply the center of your solution.
We are a member-owned, non-profit, public agency JPA offering Property & Liability coverage, Workers’ Compensation and Health Benefits to California public schools. An Owner Controlled Insurance Program for school construction projects is also available to reduce costs and for safer construction projects. While affordable, member-focused broad coverage is provided, we believe it is more important to partner with our school members to create safer learning environments. Therefore, a host of loss control, training and risk management services are provided to our members at no additional cost.
We are a full service Architecture firm with in-house Engineering capabilities, serving the California Education Marketplace. ATI is known for its new school design, remodel, modernization, wholesale replacement, and additions as well as its Emily classroom buildings, a family of DSA pre-approved prototypical designs featuring single story, back-to-back and two-story optional floor plans.
We are a college and career readiness system centered on engaging professional learning that shows educators how to increase student engagement, promote classroom collaboration, and activate deeper levels of learning in their classrooms with practical, immediately useful tools and instructional strategies. AVID helps educators shift their beliefs about teaching and learning, allowing them to cultivate a growth mindset both for themselves and their students.
We are the largest and longest serving school bus dealer, representing the industry's highest quality school buses! Bluebird, MicroBird & Collin
We specialize in partnering with educational clients to build stunning institutional facilities utilizing innovative delivery methods for new school construction, modernization, and renovation. With offices located throughout California, we are transforming educational landscapes by providing industry leading service and partnering with clients to challenge the norm to find better pathways to project success. We stand behind our company values of integrity, teamwork, excellence and respect—and strive to serve as Relentless Ally’s for all clients. As the No. 4 Educational Builder ranked by Engineering-News Record California, learn more about how we can build your next school project at www.balfourbeattyus.com or visit BalfourBeattyUS on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
We provide comprehensive and cost-effective legal solutions for school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and universities. A full service law firm, BB&K provides unparalleled breadth and depth of experience in all areas of general and special counsel representation.
We are committed to creating and implementing cost effective financing solutions for our state and municipal clients. Our experienced professionals are dedicated to finding ways to make the job of government finance professionals easier and we stand prepared to leverage our resources to support transactions that will lower the cost of public infrastructure. Our team of highly experienced, dedicated professionals possesses a thorough understanding of debt finance and management from the issuer's perspective. We are fully attuned to our clients current needs and strive to anticipate their future challenges. Our bankers assist our clients in one or more of the following ways:
-Pubic Private Partnership (PPP)
-Creating the most cost-effective bond financing structures
-Optimizing refunding savings
-Developing sound long-term financing strategies and capital plans
-Suggesting innovative revenue generating ideas
-Negotiating bond documents
-Proposing ideas in one jurisdiction that have been implemented successfully elsewhere
Contact Brian King, Managing Director
We provide Planning, Financial Advisory and Program Implementation services to school districts throughout California.
We are a full-service financial and facility planning firm advising on bond sales, preparing State facility eligibility/grant applications and negotiating developer fees/mitigation agreements. Our subsidiary, KeyAnalytics, provides professional staffing and proprietary software that consolidates multiple revenue sources and projects into easily useable information for staff, oversight committees and the public. KeyAnalytics also tracks ongoing bond and SFP grant compliance activities. CFS maintains offices in Orange County, Roseville and Santa Rosa.
We are the largest classified school employee union in the United States. CSEA members perform a wide range of essential work in our public schools and community colleges, including security, food services, office and clerical, maintenance and operations, transportation, academic assistance and paraeducation services, library and media services, computer services and more.
We are one of the state's most experienced and among the top five largest school joint powers authorities in California.
We provide high quality technical education to men and women who seek a rewarding career in the sheet metal and HVAC industry through our joint apprenticeship programs. The contractor members of the California Association of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors (CAL SMACNA) and the craftperson members of the Sheet Metal, Air Rail and Transportation Unions' (SMART) work together to design, construct and maintain advanced HVAC systems for schools that place a premium on energy efficiency and enhanced indoor air quality. Our goal is to create and ensure a learning environment that is healthy, high performing and comfortable for students and teachers alike. Our pool of contractors and professional craftpersons will make all of the difference when it comes to delivering work on education facilities that is safe, on-time and within budget.
We provide a career for highly skilled craftspeople. Electrical workers receive their training through local joint apprenticeship training centers utilizing a standardized education program supported by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). This model education partnership produces a highly skilled and trained workforce equipped to meet the demands of the customer.
We are a team of experts in California education policy, finance, legislative strategy, and public affairs. Over the course of our collective careers, we have been helping schools, professional associations, industry/private sector interests, and non-profit organizations succeed in achieving important outcomes for students, educators, and the future of California. No team is more effective in building successful strategies to achieve your goals and priorities in the K-12 education sector. Our services include government relations and advocacy, State budget expertise, fiscal advising, State Board of Education waivers, school facilities eligibility compliance, OPSC/State Allocation Board representation, strategic consulting and public affairs, communications strategies, and issue management.
We are building digital schools so buildings are connected, educators are empowered, administrators are informed, and students can learn without limits.
We are here to help you tell your story. If your goal requires community, political, or electoral success, they can deliver. The apporach combines significant winning political experience with fresh thinking innovative tools, and a spirited belief that people support what they help create. Their services: political strategy, election feasibility/planning, public information, and effective ground and online campaigns. CliffordMoss. What's your story? Let us help you tell it.
We provide Account-Ability software for school building programs. Account-Ability provides problem-solving tools to develop your plan, reporting tools to track implementation against your plan, and internal control tools to adjust your plan for a successful completion of your building program.
We are a leading architecture and design firm with deep technical experience and a reputation for great service. We have over 60 years of experience designing educational facilities and creative learning environments that serve students and their communities.
We provide consulting services and software tools for comprehensive demographic studies, facility planning support, and demographic master planning. We enhance our extensive analytical capabilities through the use of our custom SchoolSite® software add-on for Esri ArcGIS (the world’s premier computer-mapping program, used by 95 percent of cities and counties in the U.S.). Growth management insight, student forecasting, school boundary redistricting, facility site analysis and need analysis, customized demographic analytics and reporting.
We provide the nation's school district leaders with the technology, enrollment forecasts and expertise they need to understand how enrollment impacts their District - past, present and future.
We are an integrated design firm providing architecture, engineering, planning and interiors services. We are a nationally recognized expert in K-12 school facilities design and have completed over 2,000 school projects in the last 10 years. This totals 18 million square feet with a construction value to $6.5 Billion, including over 350 projects throughout California.
For over 35 years, Extron has been a leader in the development of innovative AV solutions for the education market. This includes PoleVault Digital classroom AV systems, VoiceLift Pro microphone systems, TeamWork and ShareLink collaboration systems, StudioStation recording solutions, and GlobalViewer software for network based AV resource management and campus communications. Our unique Classroom Technology Grant Program provides increased visibility and expanded access to AV technology by supplying selected pilot classrooms with advanced audio video solutions.
We are a California-based financial advisory (municipal advisor) that serve school districts and other public agencies. Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates was founded in 1966 and assist with all forms of debt including General Obligation Bonds, Certificate of Participation and Community Facilities Districts.
With 300,000 door related injuries nationwide, we prevent fingers from being damaged at the hinged end of doors. Made in the USA, UL-4HR fire door rated.
We are an HVAC distributor serving the Western United States since 1961. We have 26 locations in 7 states. We distribute Bard Manufacturing Wall Mount HVAC equipment for the Modular Building Industry and specialize in HVAC design and comfort for School Facilities. www.gearypacific.com
We specialize in workers’ compensation defense. Since 1943, employers throughout California have looked to Hanna Brophy in legal representation. With offices located all throughout California, seasoned partners and experienced associates blend their expertise in the representation of our clients. Each office enjoys a regional reputation among judges and opposing counsel as a solid, aggressive legal representative of employers and insurance carriers.
We as one of California's leading educational design firms for over 75 years, HMC Architects strives to improve education by providing innovative solutions in comprehensive master planning, architecture, energy efficiencies, technology solutions, community engagement, asset management, financial planning and DSA close-out. Together, let's create the best educational environments for students. Contact our Practice Leader, Tom Cavanagh at 800-350-9979.
We are out to change the world! We are an education company doing technology (not the other way around). Since 2009, we've helped thousands of schools across the country by developing new and powerful tools to collect, organize, and analyze student data. We believe we can change the world of education through technology. As a team of former school administrators, district technologists, designers, engineers, thinkers, and doers we work hard to build a range of products that educators can use to positively impact student success.
We are a full-service planning, campaign, and financial advisory firm that serves California school districts. Our team has worked with both large and small school districts throughout the state and continues to be a leader in this industry. With over 25 years of experience providing innovative solutions and the highest level of service. Our staff has not only been the most active, but the most successful in assisting school districts improve their facilities and their general fund in recent years.
Since the establishment of Jones Hall in 1978, it has been among the leading bond counsel firms in California, providing legal services of the highest quality. With one office located in the financial district of San Francisco near the offices of the national rating agencies of S&P and Moody’s and the offices of numerous bond underwriting firms, Jones Hall is well positioned to provide its clients with the highest level of legal expertise and service. Most Jones Hall attorneys have careers that have spanned decades in the bond industry, with first-hand experience responding to changes in the law, the economy and political climate. For calendar year 2017, Jones Hall ranked number one in the number of successful bond closings among other California Bond Counsel firms, leading over 225 deals with total par amount of over $6.3 billion to a successful close (Source: Thomson-Reuters News Group). A large percentage of the firm’s representations are for California school districts in connection with the calling of general obligation bond elections, the issuance of general obligation bonds and refunding bonds, and the delivery of certificates of participation. On the November 2016 ballot alone, Jones Hall represented school districts on over 50 measures presented to California voters.
Construction Defect Legal Services
We specialize in preparing developer fee studies (FJS and SFNA), Community Facilities District formation and administration, parcel taxes, continuing disclosure, CDIAC bond reporting and arbitrage calculations.
We are one of the nation’s premier education consulting firms and has been in business for over 41 years providing quality management consulting, research services, and facility assessments to school systems, local and state boards of education, and public agencies nationwide. The firm has successfully managed over 7,700 client engagements nationally with a significant portion of MGT’s engagements being repeat business, reflecting the firm’s reputation and track record for achieving a high level of customer satisfaction and ability to provide outstanding deliverables.
We build gymnasiums, multi-purpose buildings, classrooms and support buildings for school districts.
We employ modern high performance construction techniques to build custom designed facilities at less than custom designed prices. Our unique building strategy, "Modular Expandability" allows you to select from our standard floor plans, or create your own with our design team and your Architect. At Modus Systems, building superior quality, affordable facilities isn't just something we do, it's what we do best!
We are the voice of the $150+ billion industry responsible for bringing power & communications to buildings & communities throughout the U.S. NECA promotes & supports the union electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research & standards development. NECA contractors are equipped to meet the demands of their customers through sustainable construction and energy management solutions. The IBEW is a leader in the electrical industry. IBEW electricians are highly skilled & trained in the latest technologies with a focus on quality & safety.
We are a leader in the field of public agency representation throughout the state, serviced by offices in Los Angeles, Oakland, Costa Mesa and San Diego. Our public agency representation focuses on matters of construction, real estate, labor and employment, environmental, education, and charter school law.
We offer a wide range of Permanent DSA "PC" Pre-Approved High Performance School Buildings. Prefabricated "in-plant" or precast concrete and structural steel. PreFast Plantcrafted Buildings deliver 21st century learning environments and projected 100 year service life combined with the fastest project completion in the K-12 market. PreFast is celebrating its 2nd Decade this year with NEW DSA PC Pre-Approved Building Styles and Gymnasium Buildings, providing greater flexibility than ever before.
For 20 years, we have worked alongside districts and schools as thought partners, empowering administrators and educators with a robust suite of tools and strategies to accelerate learning and achievement. Our inside-out approach utilizes an equity-grounded, data-driven framework to help our partners: (1) identify their success and challenge areas; (2) design and drive leadership development and systems change strategies – from the boardroom to the classroom; and (3) deepen their data analytics to implement instructional improvements that optimize student learning. As a result, our partners experience dramatically improved and sustainable achievement outcomes across every student demographic, advancing them on the pathway from scoring below proficiency to meeting/exceeding proficiency standards. This year, Principal’s Exchange is working with 73 schools in 9 districts to impact more than 70,000 students and in the long-term, our aim is to expand our partnerships across more regions and move the needle on closing California’s statewide achievement gap.
We are one of the leading bond underwriters in California, specializing in school district, G.O. Bonds, Certificates of Participation and energy equipment lease financing.
We are the leading independent energy consulting and project management firm for California public schools. Sage provides planning, implementation and optimization of support for solar PV, energy storage, and Prop. 39 efficiency projects.
We are a not-for-profit, joint powers authority, that has been providing excess liability coverage for California Schools and colleges since 1986.
We offer a full range of financial products and services to employees of eligible public and private schools, community colleges, universities, school districts and education foundations throughout the 10 Southern California counties. Immediate family members of existing members are also welcome to join.
We provide the best coverage and service to our members while keeping costs affordable and stable.
We design and build high quality, energy efficient, and cost-effective DSA approved school buildings, including the sky®, SCI's high performance building. As a general contractor providing turnkey construction services, SCI employs an integrated project delivery collaborating with architects, engineers, and industry professionals to present clients with innovative and flexible building solutions to suit their needs.
We provide food service management consulting programs for California School Districts.
We are the leading public finance firm in California providing bond underwriting services to California school districts. We assist school districts with the issuance of general obligation bonds, Mello-Roos special tax bonds, COPs and leases, and financings for solar and energy projects.
We are a public finance law firm serving as bond counsel and disclosure counsel throughout California.
We are a leading document management company that specializes in identifying and scanning permanent school records. Our services also include data capture, document management systems, and online hosting services. We provide award-winning technology solutions that minimize up-front cost and maximize value. SyTech is CMAS certified.
We have 12 years of experience in providing school districts across California with election consulting services, helping raise over $13 billion for local school districts. We’ve had more success than any other firm and maintain over a 90% win rate. In 2016, in partnership with the Districts we serve, TBWB passed every single one of the school bond measures we had on the ballot.
We provide software solutions that bring people together, build trust and make progress on important topics. Whether it's staff, students, parents or whole communities, we help you effortlessly connect with your stakeholders. People can confidentially and independently share their thoughts and consider other points of view. Our patent-pending data analysis gives you the insights to make informed decisions and take action. Learn more at: www.thoughtexchange.com
We are a leading national purchasing cooperative with 4,000 member agencies. “Connecting Members and Vendors”
We train thousands of plumbers, steamfitters, sprinklerfitters, welders and HVACR technicians in union sponsored and State and Federal Government accredited programs throughout California.
We have more than half a century of experience helping Americans plan for and enjoy a secure retirement. We provide real solutions for real lives by consistently offering products and services that are innovative, simple to understand and easy to use. We take a personal approach to retirement plans and programs, offering customized solutions for individual needs.
We are committed to the same unchanging standard of one-on-one service we have delivered since our founding. We can help you live retirement on your terms.
We have been providing quality program, project and construction management services to our education clients for 30+ years. Our progressive growth and quality of service positions us as one of the most respected firms in the industry. We take pride in our ability to provide solutions for success in delivering quality projects and meeting the needs of our clients.
We are a certified public accounting firm that assists commercial, government, education, finance, heathcare and non profit clients with audit, tax and consulting services. Our firm is one of the largest providers of accounting services in the United States and has been providing personalized service for nearly 70 years. Please visit our website at www.vtdcpa.com
We are a client-focused firm of talented, experienced professionals. The firm is passionate about creating timeless designs that are inspiring, valuable assets to the community.